All Earthly Creatures

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    Not sure if this is a better thread for my post or media star thread is, so I'm posting here.

    Koko the Gorilla passed away in her sleep at the tender age of 46, less than a fortnight shy of her 47th birthday. Here's more about her: http://start.att.net/news/read/cate...rilla_who_mastered_sign_language_and_lo-rtime

    Most people might know of her along with her :kitty:s during her lifetime.

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    My sister worked for a direct mail company, did fundraising for leftwing organizations supporting the downtrodden and the environment. Greenpeace, save the whales, lighthouse for the blind, Sierra club, Kennedy for prez, etc.... And koko's foundation. Which got her to visit and meet koko a number of times. My sister assembled the plan, the calls to actions... How many things go into that envelope, how will you tear it open, what will fall out first in the floor what will land in top, what will you see first if you are ocd...what pictures will make you send money... When she first went in they told koko she was a.fundraiser to help pay for things...that all.has to be explained and then koko wanted to know more...so the next time she brought in some of the mailers and explained the job....and koko wanted to know what was rejected to get the end result... So the next time she went through pictures and designs and koko helped pick some of them...that discussion, in the Mailer... That koko was told, and helped select what was used became a huge leap in percentages of responses and dollars raised.
     
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    Didn't mention the pride had an inflatable white rhino ...

    I've mentioned that missionary friend of the family. He told of his first 'African Dawn' when he was being driven in a Land Rover out into the bush, his new parish. The driver stopped just before sunrise, "You don't want to see this through a dusty windscreen" so he walked up the road aways and watched the sunrise.

    "Franco," the driver called. "Don't panic, and no sudden moves. Turn around slowly." A lion was crossing the road, between him and the Land Rover.

    "Was I in danger?" he asked later. "Nah," the driver said. "If he was hungry, neither of us would have seen anything until you were breakfast."
     
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    Warning: a real tearjerker!



    This is a problem during "kitten season", especially with first time moms who are practically kittens themselves. Even worse around people/communities that don't believe in spaying/neutering animals or run "kitten mills".

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    Another relative tearjerker:


    Don't say that I didn't warn you!

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